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DVDRW drive stops loading information part way through install..

DVDRW drive reaches a certain point and seems to stop loading information onto hard drive. It has done this today while I'm trying to install Office 2003. It did it a few days ago while trying to copy DVD. One of the small blue icons stays lit - but the Installation Progress bar doesn't move. Do I need a new drive or driver?

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  • rinkrat1999 Nov 13, 2008

    When I searched for updated drivers - I was told my driver is the latest version. The problem is that the loading from the DVDRW drive stalls out. At least it appears that way. The progress installation bar remains small and no activity continues.

  • rinkrat1999 Nov 13, 2008

    not exactly what I had hoped to hear...replacing a DVD drive can be expensive.

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You need to reinstall the driver file from the link below

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Dvd driver

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Dear Sir/Madam,

I think the dvd will be defective. Try to copy the dvdrw into harddisk using ISO buster software it will copy the entire dvd into harddrive if any scracted also. After copy the dvd into harddrive u should install the software into different drive. It's freeware software try this link....

http://www.isobuster.com/isobusterdownload.php


If it is not worked reinstalled the driver / software to different drive.

Thanks
good luck

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Yep - it failed on two separate use. A DVD drive replacement is needed.

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    Optical drives like CD/DVD's use Laser & Lens to read data. It gets dirty and eventually dies too due to wear and tear or it's just a lemon.

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You might update the drivers fot it to see if that dosent help

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  • Ronnie Houston Nov 13, 2008

    you might try t used drive in it.any used computer shop will probably have one.or buy a new one and install it

  • Ronnie Houston Nov 13, 2008

    they arent very costly unless you dont know how to do it yourself but its the best solutionn and an honest one.

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